Wednesday April 08, 2015

US date format: 4/8/2015, UK date format: 8/4/2015

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 8, 2015). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Uptown Funk! by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars. Little Boy, directed by Alejandro Monteverde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015 while The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Safe House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Afterfall: Reconquest or Dead Effect 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Little Boy

Directed by: Alejandro Monteverde

Starring: Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, David Henrie, Michael Rapaport

Ashby

Directed by: Tony McNamara

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Nat Wolff, Emma Roberts, Sarah Silverman

Pitch Perfect 2

Directed by: Elizabeth Banks

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow

Emelie

Directed by: Michael Thelin

Starring: Sarah Bolger, Carly Adams, Elisha Ali, Tyler Aser

Child 44

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Starring: Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 08, 2015?


    Holidays

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).

    Events

  • A gunfight erupts between Afghan soldiers and U.S. soldiers working for NATO's Resolute Support Mission leaving 1 Afghan and 1 U.S. soldier dead, and 3 Afghan and 2 U.S. soldiers wounded. (Reuters)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 08, 2015?


    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  2. Sugar - Maroon 5
  3. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  4. Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
  5. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  6. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  7. Style - Taylor Swift
  8. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  9. G.D.F.R. - Flo Rida Featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas
  10. Somebody - Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd
  2. Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
  3. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  4. G.D.F.R. - Flo Rida Featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas
  5. Somebody - Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
  6. Truffle Butter - Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
  7. Ayo - Chris Brown & Tyga
  8. Post To Be - Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
  9. B**** Better Have My Money - Rihanna
  10. I Don't Mind - Usher Featuring Juicy J

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
  2. Hozier - Take Me To Church
  3. Centuries - Fall Out Boy
  4. Vance Joy - Riptide
  5. George Ezra - Budapest
Sport Games on April 08, 2015

Sport Games on April 08, 2015


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Safe House

Directed by: John Laing

The Returned

Directed by: Manuel Carballo

X Company

Nightwatch

Directed by: Ole Bornedal

Les grandes Grandes Vacances

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

The Nightingale

By: Kristin Hannah

A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation.

Leaving Berlin

By: Joseph Kanon

The acclaimed author of The Good German “deftly captures the ambience” (The New York Times Book Review) of postwar East Berlin in his “thought-provoking, pulse-pounding” (Wall Street Journal) New York Times

Killing Jesus

By: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Millions of readers have thrilled by bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard's Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history.

Last One Home

By: Debbie Macomber

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An inspiring standalone novel about the enduring bond between sisters, the power of forgiveness, and a second chance at love. Growing up, Cassie Carter and her sisters, Karen and Nichole, were incredibly close—until one fateful …

Being Mortal

By: Atul Gawande

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guideMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Afterfall: Reconquest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Third-person shooter, action, adventure

Publisher: Nicolas Entertainment Group

Citizens of Earth

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Wii U Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Atlus

Fat Princess Adventures

Platform: PlayStation 4

Genre: Action-RPG

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Dead Effect 2

Platform: iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: BadFly Interactive

Grow Home

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Linux

Genre: Adventure, platforming

Publisher: Ubisoft

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $98.70
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $107.70
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $117.71
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $31.50
  • Visa V: opens at $65.89

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CNY = 1.3917 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 8.9715 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 15.4255 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.416 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.9153 SEK

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